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This is a personal project by @dellsystem. I built this to help me retain information from the books I'm reading.

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Maximizing Finance for Development

[...] For poor countries to access global institutional investors, they would need to reengineer their financial systems around securities markets on the terms of those investors, a Trojan horse for shadow banking and financial globalization.

On its 2017 launch, the World Bank euphemistically te…

—p.63 Why Shadow Banking Is Bigger Than Ever (56) missing author
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Keynes and Minsky

[...] Where Keynes in the 1930s concentrated on dysfunctions of unemployment, Minsky in the 1970s focused on dysfunctions of inflation and asset price bubbles.

The underlying point is the same. There is no reason that the rational pursuit of individual self-interest on financial markets will gen…

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socialism could do prices better

[...] They were right that prices were necessary, but wrong that this required inequality or private ownership of the means of production. In fact, socialism could do prices better.

The competitive equilibrium of the textbooks was a fantasy so far as capitalism was concerned. In actually existin…

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socialism could do prices better

[...] They were right that prices were necessary, but wrong that this required inequality or private ownership of the means of production. In fact, socialism could do prices better.

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bricolage

But the other reason is bricolage. Every time it happens, you fix it and then you go forward from there. There’s this perception with regards to financial crisis that, “Oh, one’s enough, you couldn’t possibly want to do that again.”

—p.12 All That Was Solid (11) by Adam Tooze
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catechism

China, whose outsized growth the global recovery vitally depends on, has flouted almost every item in Friedman’s catechism

—p.8 Taking Off the Straitjacket and Running the Asylum (7) by Seth Ackerman
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the ideological premises of post–Cold War capitalism

[...] Through bailouts of one kind or another, ranging from bank rescues to central bank bond-buying programs, crisis managers have not only stabilized the system; they have exposed its unending dependence on state intervention. In doing so, they have fatally undermined the ideological premises of …

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the ideological premises of post–Cold War capitalism

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Dear Prime Minister (missing author)

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